• Small town sensation

    MVP softball star from a rural hometown enrolls at OLLU   SAN ANTONIO – An All-South Texas Softball Most Valuable Player (MVP) enrolled at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) for the fall 2023 semester.    A former softball pitcher and outfielder for Alice High School, Ava Hernandez, committed to play for OLLU’s softball…


  • The Downfall and Death of Merissa Perez

    The Downfall and Death of Merissa Perez

    A woman struck down amidst a mental health crisis SAN ANTONIO- Details have emerged in the case of Melissa Perez, a woman experiencing a mental health crisis, who was fatally shot by three San Antonio police officers.   On June 23, a call was made to San Antonio police regarding a woman, later identified as…


  • God’s children are not for sale

    God’s children are not for sale

    The powerful message behind the movie Sound of Freedom   SAN ANTONIO – Partnering with 2,600 movie theaters, the movie Sound of Freedom, a religious thriller, has made almost $100 million in box office sales since its release on July 4. Sound of Freedom has been referred to as controversial because of the film’s heavy…


  • Fourth of July celebration at Woodlawn Lake Park

    Fourth of July celebration at Woodlawn Lake Park

    SAN ANTONIO – The City of San Antonio will once again celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with a festival and fireworks at Woodlawn Lake Park. The Official City of San Antonio H-E-B Fourth of July Celebration is a free event put on by the San Antonio Parks Foundation. This year’s event will be held…


  • San Antonio Lawyer recalls her experience in Playboy

    San Antonio Lawyer recalls her experience in Playboy

    Six years after Playboy founder Hugh Hefner had died, attorney, ex-playboy model, and San Antonio Native Rebecca Gonzalez, recalls what she says was a great chapter of her life. SAN ANTONIO–  Local divorce and family law attorney Rebecca Gonzalez, attended St. Mary’s University school of law, and by the age of 35 was already a…


  • Unpacking Ezra Miller: A timeline of the actor’s controversial actions

    Unpacking Ezra Miller: A timeline of the actor’s controversial actions

    By Portland Tidwell     SAN ANTONIO – Ezra Miller, an actor of 30 years old, has acted in many major box office hits and dramas like “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, and “We Need to Talk About Kevin”, continues to face scrutiny day by day for their actions.    Only last week Warner…


  • Home run history

    Home run history

    OLLU softball team makes their mark in the NAIA World Series Courtesy to: Saints Athletics SAN ANTONIO – Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) softball team created history as they went to the NAIA World Series for the first time and finished 7th in the country.  Since the beginning of August, OLLU softball team…


  • Must see movies of Summer 2023

    Must see movies of Summer 2023

    From the box office breaking live action Little Mermaid, to the utter shock and horror of Insidious: The Red Door listed here are some new movies coming out this summer.  By Portland Tidwell SAN ANTONIO–  Not only does a visit to the movie theater create the perfect date night, but it’s also a fun activity…


  • Beat the heat: how to stay cool during extreme heat

    Beat the heat: how to stay cool during extreme heat

    Beat the Heat: City of San Antonio Shares Information about Staying Cool During Extreme Heat   SAN ANTONIO – As temperatures soar, it is crucial for individuals to take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones. The City of San Antonio recommends the following measures to stay safe during extreme heat:  1. Stay Hydrated:…


  • New evidence may overturn the Menendez brothers verdict

    New evidence may overturn the Menendez brothers verdict

    New evidence is being released and may create a different outcome for the infamous “Menendez brothers” murder case. By Portland Tidwell SAN ANTONIO–  As of May 2023, new evidence is coming out that may be able to overturn the verdict that sentenced the Menendez brothers to life in prison. Erik and Lyle Menendez both murdered…


  • From Spain to the States

    From Spain to the States

    An OLLU student who turned a dream into a reality   SAN ANTONIO – Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) student, Victor Peña Cortes, has created a name for himself in the golf community. Cortes was recognized as the Red River Athletic Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week for March 27 – April 2.…


  • Fentanyl kills

    Fentanyl kills

    SAN ANTONIO- Narcan was passed out to faculty and students at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) in case of a Fentanyl overdose, on March 29, 2023 in the mall area. Fentanyl is one of the deadliest drugs going around the world, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rise in…


  • From Southside San Antonio to New York

    From Southside San Antonio to New York

    Film festivals across the country have screened the short film of a San Antonio native.    SAN ANTONIO – Hernandez’s short film “Dream Carriers” is a recognized award-winning title by the San Antonio Film, which awarded Esmeralda Hernandez the “Best San Antonio Film Maker.” Animalis Fabula Film Festivals awarded Hernandez with “Outstanding Achievement Award for…


  • Well-deserved royalty

    Well-deserved royalty

    The Homecoming queen who fundraised thousands   SAN ANTONIO – Our Lady of The Lake University (OLLU) student Lydia C. Hammer, a student of the Master of Science in Engineering, raised $3871 towards the OLLU Student Emergency Funds and found herself becoming OLLU’s 2023 Homecoming queen.   Lydia C. Hammer, OLLU’s 2023 Homecoming Queen, raised…


  • On your marks, get set, go!

    On your marks, get set, go!

    The 5k Confetti Run is around the corner   SAN ANTONIO- The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) 5k Confetti Run is back and set for Saturday, April 22.   The run is a pre-Fiesta San Antonio Event on OLLU’s campus, and funds raised will go towards scholarships for OLLU students.   Last year’s…


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